Samuel Cali Memorial Indoor Triathlon


The Greater Scranton YMCA and the Dunmore Rotary are pleased to present the Inaugural Samuel C. Cali Memorial Indoor Triathlon to be held on Sunday, April 3, at the Greater Scranton YMCA.

Sam died on Thursday, May 21, 2009, after an illness. The triathlon will be held to honor his memory and dedication to community service. Proceeds will be used to sustain the YMCA’s swim team and the many community projects supported by the Dunmore Rotary.

The triathlon will feature bike, run and swim. Check in will be at 7 a.m., and the triathlon will start at 7:30 a.m. The course will include: 10-minute swim, 25-minute bike and a 20-minute run. An awards ceremony will follow the conclusion of the event.

The early bird registration deadline is March 28. The cost for individuals will be $20 and for relays $60 (for early bird registration only). After March 28, individuals will be $35 and relays will be $75.

Samuel C. Cali’s entire life was defined by community service and involvement. Throughout his life, Sam served our community in many ways; as a director of Fidelity Bank, a Dunmore councilman, Register of Wills and on the boards of many nonprofit organizations, including the YMCA.

Sam was also one of the founding fathers of the Dunmore Rotary club, where he served as club president, attended international rotary conferences and hosted 14 exchange students. Recognized as a “Paul Harris Fellow” by Rotary International, Sam was generous to all civic causes and was the epitome of “Self Above Service.”

For more information or to become a sponsor, contact Diana Dempsey, YMCA aquatics director, at (570)342-8115 ext. 223 or

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